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Musa Awwad Jadallah, aged 92 from Tuqu' near Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

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posted on 21.08.2019 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Musa Awwad Jadallah (92 years old from Tuqu') interviewed by Yasmin Abu Mufareh on 9 July 2005.

He discusses the following: locust plague and how they got rid of locusts by digging holes and burning them inside, as well as through the use of pesticides; poverty caused by the drought of 1916; people used to grind barley to make wheat; the spread of diseases, especially cholera which killed his father and affected his wife.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 8 of Box 12.

This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

Yasmin Abu Mufareh

Contributors

Adnan Musallam, Niveen Hazboun, Laila Ayyad, Yacoub Alatrash

Date

07/09/2005

Type

Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript

Source

Bethlehem University

Language

Arabic

Spatial

31.6391105,35.2037352

Spatial Relation

Tuqu'

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_020050709-0056aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_020050709-0056ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports